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Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller for April 05, 2020

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    franki_g  over 1 year ago

    “Ask for me tomorrow and you will find me a grave man” – Mercutio

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    enigmamz  over 1 year ago

    I thought it was because their work wasn’t in the Bible….

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    Concretionist  over 1 year ago

    Situational awareness and deep thought are seldom found together.

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    Dtroutma  over 1 year ago

    A bird in the hand wouldn’t have given the push.

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    Bilan  over 1 year ago

    The great physicists don’t stand under anything bigger than an apple

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    Charliegirl Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Darwin was at work even back then.

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    Alabama Al  over 1 year ago

    Newton’s First Law of Motion.

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    hariseldon59  over 1 year ago

    The real question is how that boulder came to be precariously perched there in the first place. Shades of Wile E. Coyote.

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    Scorpio Premium Member over 1 year ago

    in both cases, he left out the most important part “unless acted up by an unbalanced force” ie, the bird. no points for a half effort

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    WGillete  over 1 year ago

    Ba-dum-ching!

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    Lyons Group, Inc.  over 1 year ago

    Sir Issac Newton will have better luck in the future. He’ll just get a headache.

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    Superfrog  over 1 year ago

    The laws of physics are enforced with severe penalties.

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    eastern.woods.metal  over 1 year ago

    " A body at rest will remain at rest ". Sounds like me

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    Masterskrain Premium Member over 1 year ago

    “Rock on, dude!” Or is that “Rock, on dude”??

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    walstib  over 1 year ago

    I never knew seagulls laid such big eggs.

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    cu3yu  over 1 year ago

    That is a lead up worthy of Stephan Pastis.

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    Squoop Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Saw THAT one coming!

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    c141starlifter  over 1 year ago

    Nice Pun!!

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    dflak  over 1 year ago

    Inertia was not getting off his butt.

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    dot-the-I  over 1 year ago

    Nicholas Wade (former NYTimes science guy): Newton’s theory turned out to be a “special case” of Einstein’s (which itself is subject to change), just as the Ptolemaic was of the Copernican. Darwin’s is but another “grand narrative” of observation, subject to change as is any scientific scenario. "Creationists insist evolution is only a theory, Dawkins (the “Savonarola of science”) that it’s only a fact. Neither claim is correct."

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Whoever, the next guy is that thinks of ‘inertia’ will do well to think it through and add the “unless the object is acted upon by an unbalanced force.” Arghh! Math on Sunday. My aching head…

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    @Rad-ish  Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Entropy is speeding up.

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    @Rad-ish  Premium Member over 1 year ago

    When the lord gets ready, you got to move.

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    Redd Panda  over 1 year ago

    I had a girl land in my lap one day, married her. Does that count?

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    KEA  over 1 year ago

    He missed the part about “unless acted upon by an external force”

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    Call me Ishmael  over 1 year ago

    “..unless or until acted upon by an outside force.”

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    thelost wizard  over 1 year ago

    You’ll never discover anything if you’re stoned.

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    COL Crash  over 1 year ago

    The Laws of Physics and Math are NOT Universal since they don’t work on every Quantum Level. But they are certainly valid in the one in which we spend our lives.

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    nos.nevets  over 1 year ago

    Isaac Newton used the social distancing & self-quarantining from London’s Black Death Plague of 1666 to discover The Calculus. So . . . what are you doing ?

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    Richard S Russell Premium Member over 1 year ago

    In Mark Twain’s Letters from the Earth there’s a section on “Papers of the Adam Family” in which Eve expresses her irritation that Adam never got proper credit for discovering the Law of Downhill Water Flow. Somebody had to be the first to notice it, but now everybody just takes it for granted.

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    DCBakerEsq  over 1 year ago

    Science goes ‘BLORT!’

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    marilynnbyerly  over 1 year ago

    Common sense tends to be lacking in many really smart people.

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    saltylife16  over 1 year ago

    There are 2 kinds of people. Them that move and them that wish they had a analyze the situation a little better

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    Fido (aka Felix Rex) Premium Member over 1 year ago

    So, why is it that Wile E. Coyote (and other classic cartoon characters) can violate the Law of Gravity every time they sail off a cliff (or other high precipice) and hover for an inordinate amount of time before finally falling?

    They never studied Law.

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    Michael macDonald  over 1 year ago

    Sounds a lot like Congress

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    bakana  over 1 year ago

    A Smarter Physicist would have moved as soon as he realized the Bird was using him for Target Practice.

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    EdmundBabe  over 1 year ago

    Trumped by the 2nd Law

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    Enter.Name.Here  over 1 year ago

    He didn’t know about the law of gravity, but then he never studied law.

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    Bicycle Dude  over 1 year ago

    Great pun, Gronk!

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    russef  over 1 year ago

    Too bad that’s not Trump under there.

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    dogday Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Droll…VERY droll! Congratulations, Wiley: A pun that needs no apology!

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